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Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598


Date: May 10, 2011
Contact: Dolores Gilmore, Kitsap County Elections Manager

Shawn Devine, Kitsap County Elections Communications
No: 2011-031

Candidate filing begins June 6

(Port Orchard, WA) – The 2011 election season gets underway with the start of candidate filing in early June. Candidate filings are accepted for one week, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, June 6-Friday, June 10 at the Kitsap County Auditor – Elections Division, 619 Division St., Port Orchard, WA 98366.

Candidates may also submit their filings by mail beginning May 23.

All filing fees for salaried positions are due at the time of filing and are non-refundable. Filing fees are not charged for non-salaried positions.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to review the 2011 Candidate and Campaign Guidelines handbook available at the Auditor’s Office or online at

“Running for office is an important commitment,” Kitsap County Auditor Walt Washington said. “We provide several resources for candidates such as the guidelines handbook and elections staff who are always available to provide assistance.”

Offices and positions up for election this year include County Commissioner District 1, city council positions for Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Port Orchard and Poulsbo, as well as numerous other junior taxing district positions throughout the county.


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Last Updated:  May 27, 2014